Voices from the Edge on 10/04/12
How to steal an election in 9 easy steps: An interview with Greg Palast
If you missed him at the Clinton St. Theater last week, here's a second chance to hear the latest dirt on the dirty art of politics Karl Rove-style from investigative journalist Greg Palast. Greg will share from his latest book, Billionaires and Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps, which just made the New York Times top ten best sellers list. This time Greg is naming names and throwing a lot on the "voter ID" scam being pushed by Rove and his billionaire friends to electorally cleanse blacks, hispanics, soldiers serving overseas and other potential Democratic voters.
Jo Ann and Dave will be spending the hour with Greg as part of the kickoff of KBOO's fall membership drive. A limited number of copies of Billionaires and Ballots Bandits will be available to listeners who become members or renew their membership at the recommended level of support.
Jo Ann Hardesty is a former state legislator, former director of Oregon Action and past board president of Portland Community Media, as well as a long-time leader in the struggle for racial and economic justice. Dave Mazza is a journalist and former editor of The Portland Alliance who has covered and been involved in Portland's civil rights, environmental, labor and peace movements for over 20 years.
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Co-Hosts: Jo Ann Hardesty and Dave Mazza
Producers: Dave Mazza and Jo Ann Hardesty
Program Engineer: Steve Nassar
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